Banana Nut Muffins



4 ripe bananas
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup melted butter (unsalted)
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups of flour (all purpose)
Small handful of walnuts, chopped.


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Line muffin pan with muffin paper cups
  3. Mash bananas well
  4. Chop the walnuts and reserve 1 tbsp for sprinking on top.
  5. Add sugar and melted butter
  6. Mix the dry ingredients really well or sift and then add to banana mixture [ Mixing dry ingredients is important. Otherwise you will be biting into lumps of uncooked baking powder – not a pleasant taste!]
  7. Add the chopped nuts.
  8. Mix just enough to bring everything together
  9. Fill muffin cups about 3/4 to the top
  10. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts.
  11. Bake for 20 minutes or till the muffins are golden brown.
  12. This makes 12 large muffins.
Microwave Directions:   Fill greased silicone muffin cups 2/3 full. 
Can place 6 muffins at a time and Microwave until no longer doughy in center and fully cooked through (about 2-3 minutes but this varies according to the oven being used)
Let them stand / cool and then serve.


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